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of japan. >>reporter: according to japan's chief secretary, at current radiation levels detected in not pose an immediate health risk to citizens. evacuation orders are in effect and fear is widespread. >> this accident is not a problem restrictiorestricted tor area i asked people japan to recognize this as a national problem. >>reporter: they're still trying to grasp the magnitude of last friday's historic disaster. if the rescue and recovery continues as the number of dead and missing nears 15,000. rescue crews are still hopeful of finding survivors. there's still plenty of opportunity for us to find it lives. >>reporter: that effort is being hampered by freezing temperatures and snow. as a precaution the u.s. embassy in tokyo is recommending that americans who live within 50 mi. of the nuclear plant evacuate. in washington, samantha hayes. >>pam: dr. alan hanson, with the institute for international studies in stamford joins us tonight to answer some of the questions and concerns people have. thank you for joining us. if it is true, the u.s. government hasn't been confirmed by
. the pictures of the votes were tossed about by the tsunami waves as they rolled in from the earthquake in japan. the ways costing millions of dollars in damage. now we want to show you that hawaii was hit with the tsunami as well. it brought waves some as high as 6 ft. to harbor in now we. these images show you how high the water is in homes. >>catherine: a lot of people are reacting on line. people are sharing their stories and pictures and videos. kimberly has some of what to what we can find on line. >>kimberlee: going to focus on www.kron4.com. we have lots of pictures, videos and a lot of block conversation taking place right now. let's show you, right now live block taking place. on- line is manager bryan answer your questions about quake in the tsunami. it of yours coming together and sharing their stories and experiences about evacuating. some are even sharing their stories about losing their boats on line. we'll saw video reports, such as helicopter video showing boat smashing together in the santa cruz harbor. we also have a slide show you can take a look at. it is filled with photos
fishing industry has been devastated by the damage to the harbor. >> new video of the tsunami in japan as this pushes through the city of pentanuma>> this unbelievable six minutes give you a pain street side view of the tsunami. it tears apart this town. this car flying through the water. remember, somebody is behind this camera shooting all of this. standing on the staircase leads to this hill where people are looking in disbelief. it is eerie. boats, floating to the city. and in the 2 minutes, the water is even more ferocious. watch this man you can see just how quickly the water is moving as it pushes that a van down the street. one minute later, the staircase with photographer is gone. the water is very close at this point. you can see a boat floating down the street. one of the most shocking videos is just a few moments later. watch this house. the water rips it away. it flies down the street and the roar of this tsunami as it closes in. and it is destroying everything in its past and --path you can barely see through the path of debris. christine connolly. >>pam: as always time
japan now stands at 3300 people from friday's earthquake in tsunami. officials say they do expect the numbers to go much higher. searchers found to survivors today including a 70 year-old woman whose home was torn off its foundation. as samantha hayes reports, a third explosion at a nuclear power plant continues to raise fears of radiation exposure. >>reporter: a dramatic rescue tuesday in a city where rescuers pulled a man from a collapsed building. 96 hours after the earthquake hit. american workers look for others who may have survived. however, many more victims have been found dead. the death toll from thursday's 9.0 earthquake in tsunami has risen to more than 3300. fears of a nuclear crisis to continue after a fire tuesday burned the fuel rods containing radioactive material inside the fourth reactor at the nuclear plant located in one of the hardest-hit areas. more than two to thousand people within a 20 km radius at evacuated. those within 30 km have been warned not to go outdoors. just 50 workers remain at the plant to carry out crucial clearing work. some nuclear expert
earthquake in tsunami that rocked japan. as martin reports, entire villages lay in ruins and thousands of people are still in counted for and the fear of a nuclear meltdown as when heavily on the japanese people. >>reporter: problems at japan's nuclear power plant may be worse than initially thought. a new survey prompted the nuclear and industrial safety agency to increase its rating of the situation from the 425 on a scale 7. that's equal to the 1979 island disaster. in philadelphia. >> they appear to not have control over the situation, they are taking measures that are of the desperate nature. >>reporter: as measures include a frantically, and water and solid still reactors in hopes of cooling is down. >> the police, fire department, and other groups are all working together putting their lives on the line. >>reporter: readings are still high at the plant, they say the situation is that getting worse, a small victory in a country riddled with setbacks. weather has hampered the search and rescue effort as crews come debris for some 10,000 people still missing. the country's broken i
from japan. >> the japanese people are not alone in this terrible time. her find a hand extended from the and it states as they get back on their feet. >>reporter: outside the nuclear evectioevacuate evacuatn area, a small sign of progress with supplies. some of the setbacks for these victims. >> i've not even a time to think. >>reporter: chartering planes of u.s. diplomats through japan from japan, to the u.s.. >>pam: air travel is looking for nuclear exand contamination levels in reports of rhodesian lovradiati. --none of these reported incidences or harmful levels. even though some haof the cargo have radiation levels. >>reporter: everybody is hitting screens, with the potential law will is dangerous? this is done 365 days a year everybody is- getting screened. the department of hulman is a home with a security is the department of all landis' attorney alerted yesterday homeland security. this device is the radiation detector. it is smaller than his cellphone. if the harmful lovell is detected? that person is wow if that person is found that their level is harmful ? they are isolat
months. in the network, everyone can get along. >>catherine: and world news, new fears about japan's water supply. of radiation leaking from the damaged nuclear plant has caused tokyo's tap water to exceed the safety standards for infants. here looking at the water purification plants. a lot of adults one even touch the top water. there is a run on bottled water and the search is continuing for people missing after the quake and the tsunami. at last word 10 americans are among the missing. if a bomb scare at the eiffel tower today. an anonymous caller saying it would be blown up this afternoon. 4000 visitors had to be taken out of there. the tower did reopen and no explosives were found but authorities were not taking any chances here. france has been at the forefront of a military operation. it has been getting threats from extremists. >>jacqueline: another big storm said to push through tomorrow morning. bringing rain, wind and in the afternoon thunderstorms. it will time that output in just a few minutes. >>pam: we want to tell you about kron 4 baseball special. this saturday ga
in connection to japan. >>pam: the iphone application the claims if can help gays and lesbians coast righgo straight-- >>pam: barry bonds goes back to federal court with charges of perjury. lying to a federal grand jury that he said he never used steroids. expert analysis and they examine, as with the mistress is talking to playboy about. dan kerman as telling us what happened today. >> giants slugger barry bonds are right in federal court in san francisco today to face charges that he lied to a grand jury. about use of performance enhancing drdrugs. also with one count of obstruction of justice. monday was using a 14-member jury what is expected to be a four-week trial. after extensive jury questionnaire they were passed additional questions. prosecutors asked if anybody was a giants fan most said yes. and if anybody think was barry bonds was singled out? also the government involvement in steroids. and that congress should not held hearings. defense attorneys said they heard about the case but asked if they could put that aside and focus just on the evidence in the trial. one prospective
next year. now to the latest in the japan nuclear crisis, of protesters gathered today outside the headquarters of the company which operates the crippled nuclear plants. the company's chairman has apologized for the crisis and says the plant reactors will take a long time to stabilize. seawater near the plant is showing radiation levels more than 3000 times higher than the legal limit. it's the highest level seen since the tsunami hit march 11th. the wall low levels of radiation have been found in washington state. federal inspectors insisted there is no reason to worry, they say the levels are 5000 times below the safety cut off. >>jacqueline: check up on your snowbomb.com ski reports. alpine meadows 172 at the base, operating at 100 percent. bear valley 180 at the base, 67 runs open. squaw valley skill to 50 at the base, 19 lifts. for more information on these key resorts and others, including discount lift tickets log on to snow bomb. ♪ you'll run outside ♪ and i'll pass you by ♪ ♪ i want to see the sunshine ♪ ♪ take me where you are ♪ take me where you are
pitcher. but he was just vern glenn--[laughter] and the big rock star. from japan. and, reporters? >> 35, i would say if least 40 of the japanese media alone. and the rest of us circling and following him. and this is an everyday occurrence. unbelievable! >> absolutely. >> and that is pretty good. >> and i would be interested to see if the agent can even buy tickets. >> of vern, thank you. and the special is coming. see you 11. [ female announcer ] shopping with nutrition in mind shouldn't be hard work or cost more money. now there's simple nutrition, only at safeway. green tags throughout the store call out what matters most to you. ♪ there are 22 different nutritional benefits highlighted. ♪ and with our low prices, now safeway makes bringing home the right choices easier than ever. that's simple nutrition. ♪ that's ingredients for life. safeway. >>> "the insider's" oscars special. i'm lara spencer. >> and i'm chris jacobs. >>> "the insider" is on. >>> exclusive. ♪ >> the cameras caught inside "vanity fair's" oscar after-party. >> how did it feel singing up there tonight? >> in
it and give the money back to the recovery efforts in japan. reporting live, kron 4 news. >>pam: we want to tell you about kron 4 baseball special. this saturday gary will host baseball by the bay with a preview of the giants and the a's, as well up close look at spring training. that's this saturday at 8:00 p.m. right here on kron 4 news. we'll be right back. @ now, at 6:30 p.m., tonight's big stories in one big block of news. more crews, more stories. right now, today's top story. >>louisa: you concede isolated spot in showers but were expecting that to change overnight. a few light showers over highway 37 in walnut creek. a few showers up in the diablo range right now and snow continuing in the sierra. as we head over night, it's going to change were expecting to see more rain moves through. also some gusty southerly winds as well. by 11:00 p.m. the north they will feel the rain and then this will be quite widespread across the entire day. the north bay and parts could get up to an inch and a half of rain by the time this pushes through. it looks like the bay will be a little bit le
the oil supply down for the unforeseen future. in addition, the crisis in japan is adding to the demand on the world market with one of its reactors down, the japanese are turning to fossil fuels to compensate for the loss of energy. until things cool down, both literally and politically we continue to see the cost of filling their tanks get more expensive. in san francisco, kron 4 news. >>pam: how far people are willing to go to try and save money at the pump and why how you pay for gas could be to blame for the higher gas prices. we will be right back with more news, weather and traffic in a few moments.. it's really delicious, mom. it's not too well done? nope. but it is a job well done. what are you reading, sweetie? her diary. when you're done, i'd love some feedback. sure. your mom and i read that thing cover-to-cover. loved it. thanks. would you mind if i cut the lawn this weekend? only if you let me talk to your mother on the phone for hours on end. done. [ male announcer ] u-verse brings peace to the family. at&t u-verse lets you record four shows at once from any room and play
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